Murder charge laid after Abbotsford woman’s body found in motel room

David Albert Miller charged with killing Debra Novaluse, whose body was found in a Kamloops motel room. Both are from Abbotsford.

Murder charge laid after Abbotsford woman's body found in motel room

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An Abbotsford man has been charged with second-degree murder in the death of a woman, also from Abbotsford, whose body was found at a Kamloops motel last week.

Members of the Kamloops RCMP’s serious-crime unit arrested David Albert Miller in Napanee, Ont., on Thursday morning. He is facing one count of second-degree murder in connection to the death of Debra Novacluse on Aug. 27.

Novacluse, 52, was found dead in a room at the Super 8 Motel on Hugh Allan Drive in Aberdeen.

In a press release, Kamloops RCMP Cpl. Nestor Baird said charges were sought following an autopsy on the body of Novacluse, which was conducted on Monday.

Miller, 54, is expected to be transported back to Kamloops for a court appearance.

The Kamloops RCMP is holding a press conference at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday.

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